Eugenia aprica O.Berg
Eugenia euosma O.Berg
Eugenia nana O.Berg
Luma angustifolia Burret
Luma aprica (O.Berg) Burret
Luma cinerea Burret
Luma euosma (O.Berg) Burret
Luma nana (O.Berg) Burret
Close-up of the developing fruit
Photograph by: Martin Molz
No commercial use
Myrceugenia euosma is a semideciduous tree with a wide, roundish, ample crown; it can grow 4 - 6 metres tall. The bole is usually crooked and grooved[
The wood is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
S. America - Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, southern and eastern Brazil.
Forest undergrowth and edges, often near rivers and streams, favouring moist soils[
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Succeeds in full sun and in dappled shade[
The wood is Fine-textured, straight-grained, moderately heavy, with poor mechanical properties and moderately durable. It is only used for fence posts[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
Seed - best sown as soon as it is ripe, without allowing it to become dry, in a partially shaded position in a nursery seedbed. The seed sprouts within a few weeks[
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